One of the more frequent questions posed by tire and service dealers when dealing with performance assessments (or employee reviews) is the obvious one: “How do I get started?” That is quickly followed by “How long should they be?” or “When should I do them?” or “What should I say?”
There are two tire pressure monitoring systems (TPMS) available for the 2007-2013 Chrysler/Jeep Compass and Patriot, a base system and a premium system. The base system does not specify how many tires are low or where they are located. The premium system does so.
Tire World of North Carolina LLC is looking to expand its wholesale used tire business. Mick Smith and Martin Gabalda already sell bundles of hundreds of tires in North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee. It’s only natural their next market would be — Latin America.
The Continental TerrainContact A/T, Continental Tire the Americas LLC’s first all-terrain tire, was launched by the tire maker at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pa.
Continental Tire the Americas LLC recently showed off the capabilities of two new tires at a ride-and-drive event for some its biggest customers at the Nemacolin Woodlands Resort in Farmington, Pa. One was a General brand — the Grabber X3, and the other was the Continental TerrainContact A/T.
Imagine a dealership where only Pirelli tires are sold. In this world, customers receive white-glove treatment — literally. And million-dollar cars decorate the showroom.
Open Country light truck tires account for more than half of Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp.’s consumer tire sales. They may account for even more following the introduction of the Open Country Q/T and C/T.
It would be fair to say that the tire market in Europe has changed considerably over the last 10 years, with both wholesalers and dealers experiencing a number of significant developments that have affected how they operate and look to gain a profit.
According to the results of our survey, demand for replacement tires increased modestly in June. Indeed, from a volume standpoint the dealers reported they sold 1.2% more tires last month on a year-over-year basis, following a 0.6% decrease in May and a 0.2% decrease in April.
Tire manufacturers spend a tremendous amount of money annually on all sorts of motorsports activities. It would be a safe bet to say they believe they are getting great returns on their investments in addition to any technological advancements.
October is Fall Car Care Month, and we looked to the Car Care Council and the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) for recommendations and safety tips to share with your customers on basic fall maintenance procedures. Whether you perform the safety checklist or they do (direct mail, anyone?), here are their top 16.
How many times do independent tire dealers expect to be able to retread a truck tire? Do their fleet customers expect the same? Modern Tire Dealer and Heavy Duty Trucking magazines asked dealers and fleets that question and more in an exclusive study of truck tires and their maintenance. The Truck Tires and Maintenance Survey provides a glimpse into how dealers and fleets approach retreading.
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